STUDYING THE SITUATIONAL BEHAVIOUR OF THE HUMAN FACTOR IN ORGANISATIONS DURING A CRISIS
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The behaviour of individuals in a specific situation is determined by their personality traits, the features of the organisation and the specifics of the situation. It is therefore essential that those parameters could be diagnosed promptly and reliably. After studying a number of phenomena that describe individuals’ behaviour in a particular situation, the locus of control and organizational commitment were identified to be the two most useful constructs for assessing organizational environment and predicting probable behaviour of the human factor in organisations. After measuring the values of the two constructs in companies operating in the in the Shipbuilding and ship repair sector in District Varna, it was established that those constructs have a good predictive value for the situational behaviour of the human factor during a crisis in an organisation.